Review: could Cogentin cause Anxiety?
We study 4,653 people who have side effects while taking Cogentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 270 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Cogentin (latest outcomes from 4,768 users) has active ingredients of benztropine mesylate. It is often used in tardive dyskinesia.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,280,329 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 4,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Cogentin. Among them, 301 people (6.47%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,277,039 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.
Time on Cogentin when people have Anxiety * :
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How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (181 people, 60.13%)
- Blood cholesterol (178 people, 59.14%)
- Diabetes mellitus (176 people, 58.47%)
- Mental disorder (153 people, 50.83%)
- Pain (135 people, 44.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (263 people, 87.38%)
- Haldol (258 people, 85.71%)
- Toprol-xl (214 people, 71.10%)
- Prilosec (200 people, 66.45%)
- Klonopin (197 people, 65.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Cogentin (benztropine mesylate) is often used for tardive dyskinesia. Find out below the conditions Cogentin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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